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On Hannah Arendt: Virtual Reading Group - 'The Concept of History'
A virtual reading group in collaboration between Richard Saltoun Gallery and the Hannah Arendt Center to accompany the gallery's year-long exhibition programme 'On Hannah Arendt'.

Led by Roger Berkowitz, Founder and Director of the Hannah Arendt Center, the third event in the series will discuss Arendt's essay 'The Concept of History' from her 1968 publication 'Between Past and Future'.

The essay will be introduced by Ken Krimstein, American cartoonist for The New Yorker. He is the author of 'The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt', an illustrated portrait and biography of the political thinker.

The discussion is held on the occasion of Peter Kennard's solo exhibition inspired by the essay, on view in London from 8 March until 13 April 2021.

For more information: https://www.richardsaltoun.com/exhibitions/87-on-hannah-arendt-the-concept-of-history-with/overview/

Mar 10, 2021 06:00 PM in London

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Speakers

Roger Berkowitz
Founder and Director @Hannah Arendt Center
Roger Berkowitz is the Founder and Academic Director of the Hannah Arendt Center and Professor of Political Studies, Philosophy, and Human Rights at Bard College. Berkowitz writes and speaks about how justice is made present in the world. He is author of The Gift of Science: Leibniz and the Modern Legal Tradition, co-editor of Artifacts of Thinking: Reading Hannah Arendt's Denktagebuch (2017), Thinking in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt on Ethics and Politics (2010), The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis (2012), and editor of the annual journal HA: The Journal of the Hannah Arendt Center. His essay "Reconciling Oneself to the Impossibility of Reconciliation: Judgment and Worldliness in Hannah Arendt's Politics," has helped bring attention to the centrality of reconciliation in Hannah Arendt's work. The Arendt Center organizes an annual conference every October. Professor Berkowitz edits the Hannah Arendt Center's weekly newsletter, Amor Mundi.
Ken Krimstein
Ken Krimstein is an American author and lecturer. He works as a cartoonist in The New Yorker, where he has been publishing cartoons since 2011. In addition to The New Yorker, his cartoons have been published in Barron's, The Harvard Business Review, Prospect Magazine, Punch, The National Lampoon, the Wall Street Journal, Narrative Magazine and more. Krimstein is the author of 'The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt', an illustrated portrait and biography of the political thinker. Alongside teaching at De Paul University and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, he is also an advertising creative director.